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MPH student Matt Allman goes blue for diabetes awareness

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November is Diabetes Awareness Month and what better way to draw attention to the disease than with blue hair! USF College of Public Health graduate student Matt Allman did just that this month when he sported bright blue locks for the month’s cause. A 22-year-old MPH student, Allman has been […]

From college to congress, Juan Sanchez takes on Capitol Hill

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“From understanding the behind the scenes legislative process, to witnessing the public health efforts on the Hill, this experience changed the trajectory of my life by motivating me and providing me with insight I would have never grasped elsewhere,” USF College of Public Health undergraduate Juan Sanchez said. Sanchez completed […]

Class of 2017 leaves the COPH with the power to be the change the world needs

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“Your smiles have a different quality today. When you arrived the first day it’s a smile of extreme anxiety, but now your smile is one of confidence, optimism and hope of the great futures you will all have wherever your career paths take you,” USF College of Public Health Dean […]

Amit Patel graduates with preventative care on his mind

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USF College of Public Health graduate Amit Patel began his undergraduate education in business before finding his passion for public health. Patel was first introduced to public health during his first semester at USF in a contemporary health class taught by Todd Wells, COPH alumnus and former director of the […]

Aldenise Ewing recognized for outstanding teaching

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On April 5, USF College of Public Health doctoral student Aldenise Ewing was awarded the 2017 Provost’s Award for Outstanding Teaching by a Graduate Teaching Assistant in the Health, Medicine and Behavioral Science category. The award is presented by the USF Academy for Teaching and Learning Excellence. This award was […]

Videos promote student engagement in online education

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“We are not just prolific, scientific researchers, but we are also excellent teachers and so as a college our faculty shine in different ways,” said Alison Oberne, faculty instructor for the bachelor of science in public health and USF College of Public Health alumna. For the past year and a […]

Peace Corps service confirms Wilnie Merilien’s public health passion

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Remembering when she landed in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to begin her U.S. Peace Corps service, USF College of Public Health alumna Wilnie Merilien said, “I was shaking with uncertainty and apprehension, but I was following my passion.” After a competitive application process stressing applicant skills, adaptability and cross-cultural understanding, Merilien […]